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John Morris papers

 Collection — Box: 61
Identifier: MS-SC1077

Scope and Contents

Legal papers, architect and contractor agreements, liens, bills, cancelled checks, receipts, and letters all related to the building of the six houses on Vincennes Ave.


  • Created: June 11-December 23, 1887


Biographical / Historical

Chicago, Illinois businessman, who had six houses built on a block of Vincennes Ave. between 36th and 37th streets designed by architect W.G. Barfield and built by Peterson and DeLaby, all of Chicago. Many other Chicago business, such as plumbers, gas fitters, roofers, etc. involved in the building. Morris also owned a "Lithographers-Job Printers-Stationers and& Blank Books" business.


2 folders (2 folders : 1 linear inch (.084 linear feet))

Language of Materials